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Kyichu Lhakhang, Paro

4.3
#3 of 7 in Historic Sites in Paro
Turn a prayer wheel at Kyichu Lhakhang, one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Bhutan. Originally built in the 7th century, it was one of the 108 temples made to pin down a giant legendary ogress who was preventing the spread of Buddhism. Numerous prayer wheels with colorful ornaments and butter-lit lamps decorate the inner courtyard, where you can observe elderly pilgrims spinning them. A quiet and peaceful place, the temple has simple architecture housing a collection of 11 Buddha statues. Two orange trees in the courtyard are believed to bear fruit throughout the year. With our online itinerary creator, Paro attractions like Kyichu Lhakhang can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Bhutan offers lot of options for immersing yourself in nature and culture of the country. Nice weather, interesting heritage, architecture and history  more »
  • For Buddhist, the visit here is a must as it is host to the 12th year Buddha in the lhakhang (temple) inner sanctum.  more »
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  • This is a nice place to visit in Bhutan. Here you get a free guide. At these kind of places guide is must. Please insist on having a guide. Inside the are two Orange's trees on which oranges are always there (12 months). These trees are planted by mother Queen.
  • A must Visit monastery...there is a preserved Orange Tree...and you can't pluck oranges to eat you only can eat when it drops on the floor
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